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250+ Motivational Quotes to Boost Your Business Success in 2024

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No matter how big or small your business may be, the way you feel about it will determine its success. Many people feel discouraged or overwhelmed with the day-to-day struggles of running a business. But in order to go forward, you need to ask yourself: What lies in the future for your business?

The simple answer is more clients, more profits, and more new challenges. In order to meet those elements head-on, you’ll need to be motivated and inspired by thoughts of success. Staying committed to doing the best work possible and remaining dedicated to always improving yourself as a person and as a professional will always be the best behavior in your business landscape.

A great business leader knows that every decision they make is important. Additionally, a great leader also understands the concept of winning through influence. The best way to influence others is by setting an example with your actions and working hard to achieve results. However, sometimes in order to be an example for others we need a boost ourselves in order to build that level of confidence.

And just like that, your motivation might be increased by some beautifully designed combination of words that can boost your spirits up and show you the right path. These witty sayings called quotes are what we’re going to cover in this article.

A good quote can motivate someone to achieve their dreams or serve as a reminder that they’re on the right track. These positive words often become mantras that keep us going even when times get tough. Quotes can also serve as inspiration for creative projects and lead to novel ideas that solve problems in unique ways. All in all, becoming part of this new trend of using motivational quotes to inspire yourself and your audience is a great way to start in 2024, as the people of our world will have an increased need for motivation.

Therefore, join us on this journey and find the best quotes that you think will be the appropriate fuel for your mind in order to generate the best results and skyrocket your business. We’ve additionally grouped them into various categories in order to provide the ultimate experience.

Quotes for Starting a Business

  1. “A great accomplishment shouldn’t be the end of the road, just the starting point for the next leap forward.” – Harvey Mackay
  2. “Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.” – Napoleon Hill
  3. “The joy is in the getting there. The beginning years of starting your business, the camaraderie when you’re in the pit together, are the best years of your life. So rather than being so focused on when you get big and powerful, if you can just get the juice out of that… don’t miss it.” – Barbara Corcoran
  4. “Starting a new job can be nerve-racking, but it’s also exciting. You’re embarking on a new future, positioning yourself to write a fresh story on a clean slate.” – Adena Friedman
  5. “Don’t worry about failure, you only have to be right once.” – Drew Houston
  6. “If you are not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late.” -Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn
  7. “Get five or six of your smartest friends in a room and ask them to rate your idea.”  – Mark Pincus, CEO of Zynga
  8. “Don’t worry about funding if you don’t need it. Today it’s cheaper to start a business than ever.” – Noah Everett, founder of Twitpic
  9. “If you’re trying to create a company, it’s like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion.” – Elon Musk
  10. “The most successful entrepreneurs I know are optimistic. It’s part of the job description.” – Caterina Fake, founder of Flickr

Quotes about Productivity

  1. “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” – Bill Gates, Microsoft Co-founder
  2. “Productivity is being able to do things that you were never able to do before.” – Franz Kafka
  3. “Always deliver more than expected.“ – Larry Page, Google co-founder
  4. “The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.” – Peter Drucker
  5. “Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.” – Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter
  6. “There’s nothing wrong with staying small. You can do big things with a small team.” – Jason Fried, founder of 37signals
  7. “Action is the foundational key to all success.” – Pablo Picasso
  8. “The true price of anything you do is the amount of time you exchange for it.” – Henry David Thoreau
  9. “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.”- Henry Ford
  10. “If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.” – Bruce Lee

Quotes about Success

  1. “Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.” – Albert Einstein
  2. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Edison
  3. “Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill
  4. “I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” – Estée Lauder
  5. “Success is simple. Do what’s right, the right way, at the right time.” –  Arnold H. Glasow
  6. “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” – Michael John Bobak
  7. “The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to stop the other people.” – Randy Pausch, author and college professor
  8. “The secret of success is to know something nobody else knows.” – Aristotle Onassis, Greek businessman
  9. “Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do.” – Nelson Mandela
  10. “However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.” – Stephen Hawking

Quotes about Leadership

  1. “A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.” – Arnold H. Glasow
  2. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” – John C. Maxwell
  3. “A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.” – Lao Tzu
  4. “When you can’t make them see the light, make them feel the heat.” – Ronald Reagan
  5. “Honor bespeaks worth. Confidence begets trust. Service brings satisfaction. Cooperation proves the quality of leadership.” – James Cash Penney
  6. “Everyone who’s ever taken a shower has an idea. It’s the person who gets out of the shower, dries off, and does something about it who makes a difference.” – Nolan Bushnell
  7. “I know of no single formula for success. But over the years I have observed that some attributes of leadership are universal and are often about finding ways of encouraging people to combine their efforts, their talents, their insights, their enthusiasm, and their inspiration to work together.” – Queen Elizabeth II
  8. “Leadership is an individual sport, one that has to be fine-tuned to each of the people that reports to you. Leaders also need to provide the direction, energy, encouragement and inspiration for each person who reports directly to the leader as well as for the overall organization.” – David Petraeus
  9. “One of the best paradoxes of leadership is a leader’s need to be both stubborn and open-minded. A leader must insist on sticking to the vision and stay on course to the destination. But he must be open-minded during the process.” – Simon Sinek
  10. “I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.” – Alexander the Great

Quote to Stimulate your Positive Vibes

  1. “Delete the negative; accentuate the positive!” – Donna Karan
  2. “I surround myself with positive, productive people of goodwill and decency.” – Ted Nugent
  3. “In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.” – Dalai Lama
  4. “Correction does much, but encouragement does more.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  5. “A positive attitude is something everyone can work on, and everyone can learn how to employ it.” – Joan Lunden
  6. “You can’t live a positive life with a negative mind and if you have a positive outcome you have a positive income and just to have more positivity and just to kind of laugh it off.” – Miley Cyrus
  7. “The ability to remain calm and focused in stressful situations is central to making positive decisions.” – Goldie Hawn
  8. “The first thing successful people do is view failure as a positive signal to success.” – Brendon Burchard
  9. “Design our world so that we have positive social and environmental side effects.” – Bjarke Ingels
  10. “You must stand for something! It does not have to be grand, but it must be a positive that brings light to someone else’s darkness.” – Anthony Carmona

Knowledge Quotes

  1. “To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge.” – Confucius
  2. “There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.” – Bertrand Russell
  3. “Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.” – Charles Spurgeon
  4. “The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.” – Ralph W. Sockman
  5. “The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading.” – David Bailey
  6. “Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.” – Khalil Gibran
  7. “Those who have the knowledge, don’t predict. Those who predict, don’t have knowledge.” – Lao Tzu
  8. “I’m hungry for knowledge. The whole thing is to learn every day, to get brighter and brighter. That’s what this world is about. You look at someone like Gandhi, and he glowed. Martin Luther King glowed. Muhammad Ali glows. I think that’s from being bright all the time, and trying to be brighter.” – Jay-Z
  9. “I would rather excel in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and possessions.” – Plutarch
  10. “The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance.” – Herodotus

Quotes to Improve your Communication Tactics

  1. “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” -George Bernard Shaw
  2. “We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” -Epictetus
  3. “Communication – the human connection – is the key to personal and career success.” – Paul J. Meyer
  4. “Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language.” – Walt Disney
  5. “Talk low, talk slow, and don’t say too much.” – John Wayne
  6. “My belief is that communication is the best way to create strong relationships.” – Jada Pinkett Smith
  7. “Good words are worth much, and cost little.” – George Herbert
  8. “A different language is a different vision of life.” – Federico Fellini
  9. “Science may never come up with a better office communication system than the coffee break.” – Earl Wilson
  10. “By and large, language is a tool for concealing the truth.” – George Carlin

Quotes about Teamwork

  1.  “Teamwork requires some sacrifice upfront; people who work as a team have to put the collective needs of the group ahead of their individual interests.” – Patrick Lencioni“
  2. It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.” – Harry Truman
  3. “The ratio of we’s to I’s is the best indicator of the development of a team.” – Lewis B. Ergen
  4. “I invite everyone to choose forgiveness rather than division, teamwork over personal ambition.” – Jean-Francois Cope
  5. “You need to be aware of what others are doing, applaud their efforts, acknowledge their successes, and encourage them in their pursuits. When we all help one another, everybody wins.” – Jim Stovall
  6. “The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison.” – James Cash Penney
  7. “A group becomes a team when each member is sure enough of himself and his contribution to praise the skills of others.” – Norman Shidle
  8. “One piece of log creates a small fire, adequate to warm you up, add just a few more pieces to blast an immense bonfire, large enough to warm up your entire circle of friends; needless to say, that individuality counts but teamwork dynamites.” – Jin Kwon
  9. “Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller
  10. “Teamwork makes the dream work.” – John C. Maxwell

Quotes to Boost your Self-esteem:

  1. “If you could only sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person.” – Fred Rogers (Mr. Rogers)
  2. “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  3. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  4. “People may flatter themselves just as much by thinking that their faults are always present to other people’s minds as if they believe that the world is always contemplating their individual charms and virtues.” – Elizabeth Gaskell
  5. “Successful people have fear, successful people have doubts, and successful people have worries. They just don’t let these feelings stop them.” – T. Harv Eker
  6. “Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.” – Malcolm S. Forbes
  7. “Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what? Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident, and more and more successful.” – Mark Victor Hansen
  8. “We are valued in this world at the rate we desire to be valued.” – Jean De La Bruvere
  9. “Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” – Lucille Ball
  10. “The first step toward being loved is learning to love what you see when you look in the mirror.” – Tadahiko Nagao

Quotes to Get you Out of Bed

  1. “The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.” – Amelia Earhart
  2. “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.”  – Chinese Proverb
  3. “Do one thing every day that scares you.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  4. “Impossible is just an opinion.” – Paulo Coelho
  5. “You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.” – George Lorimer
  6. “Light tomorrow with today.” – Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  7. “Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.”- Brian Tracy
  8. “We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action.” – Dr. Henry Link
  9. “Make each day your masterpiece.” – John Wooden
  10. “Amateurs sit around and wait for inspiration. The rest of us just get up and go to work.” – Stephen King

Quotes for Winners

  1. “Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.” – Bo Jackson
  2. “The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.”  – Michael Altshuler
  3. “Leaders are never satisfied; they continually strive to be better.” – Brian Tracy
  4. “I love the winning, I can take the losing, but most of all I love to play.” – Boris Becker
  5. “If you don’t see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner.”  – Zig Ziglar
  6. “Don’t count the days, make the days count.” – Muhammad Ali
  7. “I never lose. Either I win or learn.” – Nelson Mandela
  8. “I can and I will. Watch me.” – Carrie Green
  9. “The question isn’t who is going to let me, it’s who is going to stop me.” – Ayn Rand
  10. “You can never quit. Winners never quit, and quitters never win.” – Ted Turner

Quotes for Optimists

  1. “You can control two things: your work ethic and your attitude about anything.” – Ali Krieger
  2. “I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.” – Douglas Adams
  3. “The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  4. “The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill
  5. “Never regret anything that made you smile.” –  Mark Twain
  6. “Folks are usually about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” – Abraham Lincoln
  7. “Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?” – L.M. Montgomery
  8. “Optimism is a strategy for making a better future. Because unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so.” –  Noam Chomsky
  9. “An optimist understands that life can be a bumpy road, but at least it is leading somewhere. They learn from mistakes and failures, and are not afraid to fail again.” – Harvey Mackay
  10. “It’s not that optimism solves all of life’s problems; it is just that it can sometimes make the difference between coping and collapsing.” – Lucy MacDonald

Uplifting Quotes

  1. “Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.” – Hans Christian Andersen
  2. “One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals.” – Michelle Obama
  3. “Never fear shadows. They simply mean there’s a light shining nearby.” – Ruth E. Renkel
  4. “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” – William James
  5. “Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.” – Harvey Fierstein
  6. “Time you enjoy wasting was not wasted.” – John Lennon
  7. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C.S. Lewis
  8. “If you can dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney
  9. “Problems are not stop signs; they are guidelines.” – Robert Schuller
  10. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot

Quotes about Change

  1. “Change before you have to.” – Jack Welch
  2. “Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.” – Stephen Hawking
  3. “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” – John F. Kennedy
  4. “The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.” – Oprah Winfrey
  5. “If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.”- Gail Sheehy
  6. “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” – Mother Teresa G
  7. “The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” – Steve Jobs
  8. “Love change, fear staying the same.” – Maxime Lagacé
  9. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  10. “I cannot say whether things will get better if we change; what I can say is they must change if they are to get better.”  – Georg C. Lichtenberg

Quotes about Time

  1. “Time is money.” – Benjamin Franklin.
  2. “Time has a wonderful way of showing us what really matters.” – Margaret Peters
  3. “Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it.” – Leonardo da Vinci
  4. “There’s only one thing more precious than our time and that’s who we spend it on.” – Leo Christopher
  5. “The trouble is, you think you have time.” – Jack Kornfield
  6. “Time is an illusion.” – Albert Einstein
  7. “Time expands, then contracts, and in tune with the stirrings of the heart.” – Haruki Murakami
  8. “Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.” – Theophrastus.
  9. “It’s not that we have little time, but more that we waste a good deal of it.” – Seneca
  10. “Time is a great healer, but a poor beautician.” — Lucille S. Harper

Quotes about Empowerment

  1. “You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.” – Stephen King
  2. “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t—you’re right.” – Henry Ford
  3. “Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.” – General George S. Patton.
  4. “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” – Maya Angelou
  5. “The power to change your life lies in the simplest of steps.” – Steve Maraboli
  6. “Power can be taken, but not given. The process of the taking is empowerment in itself.” – Gloria Steinem
  7. “You could certainly say that I’ve never underestimated myself. There’s nothing wrong with being ambitious.” – Angela Merkel
  8. “Human beings are not things needing to be motivated and controlled. They are four-dimensional: body, mind, heart, and spirit” – Stephen Covey
  9. “The process of spotting fear and refusing to obey it is the source of all true empowerment.” – Martha Beck
  10. “We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.” – J.K. Rowling

Quotes you Need to Hear

  1. “The only person who never makes mistakes is the person who never does anything.”- Denis Waitley
  2. “Life is about making an impact, not income.” – Kevin Kruse
  3. “Sometimes you’ve got to let everything go – purge yourself. If you are unhappy with anything… whatever is bringing you down, get rid of it. Because you’ll find that when you’re free, your true creativity, your true self comes out.” – Tina Turner
  4. “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  5. “I don’t know why people are so keen to put the details of their private life in public; they forget that invisibility is a superpower.”- Banksy
  6. “Most people spend more time planning a one-week vacation than they spend planning their life.” – Michael Hyatt
  7. “Be brave and take risks. There is no substitute for experience.” – Paulo Coelho
  8. “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” – Mark Twain
  9. “If you are still looking for that one person who will change your life, take a look in the mirror.” – Roman Price
  10. “I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.” – Arthur Rubinstein

Quotes about Faith

  1. “Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.” – Susan L. Taylor
  2. “I believe if you keep your faith, you keep your trust, you keep the right attitude, if you’re grateful, you’ll see God open up new doors.” – Joel Osteen
  3. “You ought to discover some principle, you ought to have some great faith that grips you so much that you will never give it up. Somehow you go on and say, ‘I know that the God that I worship is able to deliver me, but if not, I’m going on anyhow, I’m going to stand up for it anyway.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
  4. “Faith is a very important attribute to positive thinking.” – Hanif Raah
  5. “Faith is not simply a patience that passively suffers until the storm is past. Rather, it is a spirit that bears things – with resignations, yes, but above all, with blazing, serene hope.” – Corazon Aquino
  6. “And our faith changes us. I know it’s changed me. It renews in us a sense of possibility. It allows us to believe that although we are all sinners, and that at times we will falter, there’s always the possibility of redemption. Every once in a while, we might get something right, we might do some good.” – Barack Obama
  7. “To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible.” -Thomas Aquinas
  8. “God never said that the journey will be easy, but he did say that the arrival will be worthwhile.” – Max Lucado
  9. “My faith didn’t remove the pain, but it got me through the pain. Trusting God didn’t diminish or vanquish the anguish, but it enabled me to endure it.” – Robert Rogers
  10. “To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don’t grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead, you relax, and float.” – Alan Watts

“How to Become Courageous” Quotes

  1. “The secret to happiness is freedom… And the secret to freedom is courage.” – Thucydides
  2. “Courage is found in unlikely places.” – J. R. R. Tolkien
  3. “Courage is grace under pressure.” – Ernest Hemingway
  4. “What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?” – Vincent Van Gogh
  5. “The eagle has no fear of adversity. We need to be like the eagle and have a fearless spirit of a conqueror!” – Joyce Meyer
  6. “Those who lack the courage will always find a philosophy to justify it.” – Albert Camus
  7. “Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.” – Harry S Truman
  8. “Courage is the greatest of all virtues, because if you haven’t courage, you may not have an opportunity to use any of the others.” – Samuel Johnson
  9. “You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.” – Aristotle
  10. “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’” – Eleanor Roosevelt

Quotes about Strength

  1. “You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” – Marcus Aurelius
  2. “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” -Mahatma Gandhi
  3. “No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.” – Buddha
  4. “Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason mastery demands all of a person.” – Albert Einstein
  5. “The strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication between the senses and the mind.” – Napoleon Bonaparte
  6. “Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands – and then eat just one of the pieces.” – Judith Viorst
  7. “He who conquers others is strong; He who conquers himself is mighty.” – Lao Tzu
  8. “Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.” – Louis Pasteur
  9. “Unity is strength… when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.” – Mattie Stepanek
  10. “One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.” – Albert Schweitzer

Words of Wisdom

  1. “We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.” – Swami Vivekananda
  2. “It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.” – Epictetus
  3. “The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” – Alan Kay
  4. “The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance – it is the illusion of knowledge.” -Daniel J. Boorstin
  5. “Wisdom outweighs any wealth.” – Sophocles
  6. “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.” – Henry Ford
  7. “Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.” – Calvin Coolidge
  8. “Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it.” – David Starr Jordan
  9. “When you give yourself, you receive more than you give.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  10. “In action a great heart is the chief qualification. In work, a great head.” – Arthur Schopenhauer

Quotes to Boost your Worktime Experience

  1. “Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.” – Gustave Flaubert
  2. “Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.” – Sam Ewing
  3. “Nothing will work unless you do.” – Maya Angelou
  4. “Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.” – Stephen Hawking
  5. “Careers, like rockets, don’t always take off on time. The trick is to always keep the engine running.” – Gary Sinise
  6. “It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.” – Benjamin Franklin
  7. “Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.” – Anne Frank
  8. “All wealth is the product of labor.” – John Locke
  9. “Quality is everyone’s responsibility.” – W. Edwards Deming
  10. “The beginning is the most important part of the work.” – Plato

“Dream Big” Quotes

  1. “We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.” – Jesse Owens
  2. “A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.” – Colin Powell
  3. “I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.” – Vincent Van Gogh
  4. “Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  5. “Nothing happens unless first we dream.” – Carl Sandburg
  6. “Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.” – Victor Hugo
  7. “The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.” – Sigmund Freud
  8. “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney
  9. “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  10. “Dream in a pragmatic way.” – Aldous Huxley

“Take that Chance” Quotes

  1. “Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.” – Mary Tyler Moore
  2. “Beware of missing chances; otherwise it may be altogether too late some day.” – Franz Liszt
  3. “The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.” – Maimonides
  4. “Buy the ticket, take the ride.” – Hunter S. Thompson
  5. “Your chances of success in any undertaking can always be measured by your belief in yourself.” – Robert Collier
  6. “Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks.” – Herodotus
  7. “You don’t concentrate on risks. You concentrate on results. No risk is too great to prevent the necessary job from getting done.” – Chuck Yeager
  8. “There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long range risks of comfortable inaction.” – John F. Kennedy
  9. “The biggest risk is not taking any risk… In a world that is changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.” – Mark Zuckerberg
  10. “Take risks. Ask big questions. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes; if you don’t make mistakes, you’re not reaching far enough.” – David Packard

Quotes for Holidays

  1. “Love the giver more than the gift.” – Brigham Young
  2. “Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall.” – Larry Wilde
  3. “Kindness is always fashionable, and always welcome.” – Amelia Barr
  4. “There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” – C.S. Lewis
  5. “As we struggle with shopping lists and invitations, compounded by December’s bad weather, it is good to be reminded that there are people in our lives who are worth this aggravation, and people to whom we are worth the same.” –  Donald E. Westlake
  6. “I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.” – Henry David Thoreau
  7. “Holidays – any holiday – are such a great opportunity to focus on bringing the family together. “- Lidia Bastianich
  8. “There are three stages of man: he believes in Santa Claus; he does not believe in Santa Claus; he is Santa Claus.” – Bob Phillips
  9. “Christmas is like candy; it slowly melts in your mouth sweetening every taste bud, making you wish it could last forever.” – Richelle E. Goodrich.
  10. “Once a year, go somewhere you have never been before.” – Dalai Lama

Funny Quotes

  1. “If at first, you don’t succeed, then skydiving isn’t for you.” – Steven Wright
  2. “An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.”  – Irv Kupcinet
  3. “I generally avoid temptation unless I can’t resist it.” – Mae West
  4. “Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.” – Abraham Lincoln
  5. “Never follow anyone else’s path. Unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost and you see a path. Then, by all means, follow that path.” – Ellen DeGeneres
  6. “Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.” – Margaret Mead
  7. “You know you’ve reached middle age when you’re cautioned to slow down by your doctor, instead of by the police.” – Joan Rivers
  8. “Never miss a good chance to shut up.” – Will Rogers
  9. “If two wrongs don’t make a right, try three.”  – Laurence J. Peter
  10. “A good rule to remember for life is that when it comes to plastic surgery and sushi, never be attracted by a bargain.” – Graham Norton

To summarize

Motivation is a state of mind that can be nurtured through reading and using meaningful wording that’ll ultimately plant the seed of success in the mind of whoever needs it. There are words of wisdom beautifully modeled by great philosophers, motivational speakers, scientists, writers, business personas, and other various profiles who used their powerful minds to inspire hundreds of thousands of people. Each of us has to find our own motivation for success. For some, it may be a loved one or personal life goal; for others, it might be their business. When you feel the need to encourage yourself and your team through the ups and downs of running a business, try finding the motivation in these witty sayings! We hope that this list of motivational quotes that we compiled will help you kick off your business in 2024 and pave your path on the journey to success.

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Dimitar Alimaskoski

Content writer and music fanatic. Always using song lyrics as inspiration for my words.

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